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Small Cloister (Las Claustrillos)

and

Mozarabic Saint James' Chapel

in the

Cistercian Royal Abbey & Nunnery of Santa Maria la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos

 

Founded 1187 by Queen Leonora (Plantagenet)

 

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CHAPEL OF THE ASSUMPTION

SAINT JAMES' CHAPEL

Inside the horse-shoe arched door Saint James, kitted out as slayer of Moors, oversees the entrance to the beautifully decorated mozarabic chapel bearing his name.

 

 Cistercian Abbey / Nunnery of Santa Maria la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos

 

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